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Miniso coming to Cambridge Centre Mall in big North American expansion

Cambridge is getting a new affordable store just in time for the holidays
Shoppers pass the new Miniso store that is set to open in the coming weeks.

Popular lifestyle, home goods and toy store Miniso is making its way to Cambridge as the Chinese company prepares to open the city's first store in the Cambridge Centre mall this week. 

Miniso, which sells everything from Hello Kitty merchandise to Toy Story flip flops, will open across from Indigo. 

The lifestyle retailer is known for a variety of product categories, including plush toys, home décor and organizers, beauty and wellness, fashion accessories, and electronics. 

The Cambridge location for the Chinese retailer will become the second store in Waterloo region after Conestoga Mall. 

The store pulls from its roots in Asia with Japanese-inspired designs and products and boasts products from a Norwegian design studio. 

The popular store is known for offering items under $10. 

As of June 2023, MINISO operates around 5,800 stores worldwide, with over 2,200 stores located overseas.